Friends of Suburban Bristol Railways
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Rally for RailDevolution kicks off - Rally for Rail to push the case for rail in the WECA region - meet outside Knights Templar behind Temple Meads at 10am - 23rd June 2017



General ElectionGeneral Election - Rally at Temple Meads to highlight local rail issues - 23rd May 2017





#MetroMayor hustingsHustings season has begun, here is our open letter to #MetroMayor candidates - 3rd April 2017




Winterstoke Road level crossingFOSBR response to MetroWest Phase 1 cost escalations - 9th March 2017






Bristol DockerBristol Docker excursion train travels the Henbury Loop and Portishead freight lines - 4th March 2017




Friends of Parson StreetNew group Friends of Parson Street Railway Station formed to improve facilities and services - January 2017




SCRP Progress Report Severnside Community Rail Partnership Progress Report: February 2017 - SCRP raised funds to substantially enhance Severn Beach station in 2016




FOSBR AGM The FOSBR AGM was a well atttended and lively meeting: 20th January 2017






Darjeeling Railway Latest newsletter with analysis of Portishead Line cost over-runs, Severn Beach Line fare increases, Parson Street resurgence and notes from a trip on the Darjeeling Railway - June 2017


MetroWest Phase 3 The FOSBR detailed proposal for Enhanced MetroWest (as distributed to MetroMayoral candidates) - 3rd April 2017




Stapleton Road Viaduct Replacement Stapleton Road Viaduct Replacement - Demolition and reconstruction from February 2017 until October 2018




Electrification delay Portishead funding gap should be met as compensation for electrification delay - 8th February 2017




Pilning footbridge Pilning footbridge footnote: Network Rail saved £658,000 by not replacing the bridge but it will now cost the taxpayer over £5,000,000 to replace it via the GRIP process - 29th January 2017


Bristol East Junction January Newsletter includes updates on electrification, four-tracking and Bristol East junction - Issue 93 - January 2017




WEP Joint Transport Study WEP ran a consultation to seek comments on the Joint Spatial Plan and Joint Transport Study which seek to define a development framework for the West of England to 2036
FOSBR response here- 19th December 2016



Farewell to Keira Farewell to Keira and her Coffee Trike at Redland station - 25th November 2016